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Who Was Ben Butler?

Saturday, July 27

2:00 p.m.

Lectures, Readings, Films

Join noted historian Robert Forrant and Butler descendents, along with actors from the upcoming performance of Richard Strand’s play Ben Butler (Gloucester Stage, August 2–25) for a lively discussion of the dynamic Civil War General, Massachusetts governor, and settler of Bay View. Offered in collaboration with Gloucester Stage Company.

Free for CAM/GSC members; $10 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Reservations required.

Sign up online at Eventbrite or call (978)283-0455 x10 for more information.


(above) Alfred James Wiggin (1823–1883), General Benjamin F. Butler (1818–1893), 1869. Oil on canvas. Gift of the Gloucester Daily Times, 1952.

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